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Velvet Blue Music | MAP | New Music

Long overdue new music from Josh Dooley and MAP!

VBM to release new music from MAP

Since Josh Dooley formed his band Map in the summer of 2000 they have been a stalwart of Velvet Blue Music, releasing 3 full lengths, 3 EP’s, a 7″, and a compilation. Map is best know for beautiful, weepy guitar lines and melancholy tones. Mr. Dooley has lent his guitar playing skills to a handful of other bands as well including Fine China, Starflyer 59, Pony Express, and Broadway Hush.After the release of 2009’s Speechless record, Dooley …See More

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SODA SHOP |‘Wistful Past’ | Velvet Blue Music

Soda Shop have a new single Wistful Past due out on April 1 ….no foolin’

This is the 3rd single from the bands debut self titled full length. The single was mixed by Jorge Albrecht of Ariel Pink, and comes backed with the unreleased track ‘Die Alone’. The bands obsession with minimal, nostalgia-induced, melancholy songs that fit into the pop format continues.

Source: new SODA SHOP single ‘Wistful Past’ out on April Fool’s Day : Velvet Blue Music

 Soda Shop | Interview |Long Island Pulse Magazine

Here is an interview with Drew from Soda Shop at Long Island Pulse. I thought I heard a SF59 influence….

“… Pulse: Who are your influences?

DD: Link Wray, Starflyer 59, The Zombies, Fine China. It’s still a bit surreal that most of the bands that inspired the songs came from my teenage years following the label Velvet Blue, which we are now on. Honestly, I hate the beach and hot weather. But I’ve always enjoyed the ideas behind it. Dick Dale and The Beach Boys were a part of my upbringing. I love the guitar tones and hooks. There is nothing better than a tube amp, tremelo and solid spring reverb…”

Source: Cool Off with Dreamy Guitar Pop Duo Soda Shop | Long Island Pulse Magazine

Telegraph Canyon | Record Release |Velvet Blue Music Bands | Concert

You can’t go wrong with a whole lineup of velvet blue music bands!

DougBurr ‏@DougBurr 7h7 hours agoThe Texas-based @velvetbluemusic bands all coming together to support @telegraphcanyon record release: DENTON, TX

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